Wednesday, July 16, 2014


This edition of BBA's Lunch and Learn will be new and exciting and will feature our President Roby S. Williams.  Roby will be introduced as the "Knowledge Broker." Roby has excelled in Sales and Management roles with LM Berry Yellow Pages and AT&T both Fortune 100 Companies. Additionally, Roby has worked in the Banking industry in several Leadership roles. He has harnessed all of his years of valuable experience and "Knowledge" to share it with Business Owners and aspiring Business Owners. Please join us on Friday, July 25th from 11:30-1:00pm at the Renaissance Business Center located at 555 Beale Street.


The Black Business Association would like to thank everyone who attended the 2014 Benny Awards. Once again, it was a very memorable event. Judge Glenda Hatchett was a absolutely wonderful speaker and inspired us all. We'd like to congratulate all of our winners & nominees and most of all thanks to all of our fabulous sponsors and supporters. We look forward to seeing you in 2015!


The MMBC Contiuum presents the 2014 Economic Development Forum August 26-28th at the Memphis Cook Convention Center 225. North Main Street. Experience dynamic speakers, attend workshops, learn business growth strategies, get access to business capital and much more. Find out more information by visiting their website at

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

2014 Benny Award Nominations

For 2014, the Black Business Association of Memphis is looking for outstanding service and retail businesses, corporations and business professionals who have reached new heights, provided exemplary service, business opportunities, or leadership to further the vision of minority entrepreneurship, empowerment, business development or community service. Nominations are now being accepted. Request a nomination form HERE!

“Coach RIX Corner” - Sales Prospecting

Welcome to “Coach RIX Corner” with Ricky Tucker, your Business Coach and Advisor. Since sales are required for the survival of your business, we will begin this series with the sales process. As a business owner or as a sales professional, we should “ABC” Always, Be Closing!!!
Let’s begin with Prospecting.  Make prospecting a part of your day by always identifying leads and setting up meetings to begin developing relationships.

Remember “People do business with People!”

Contact Coach RIX at 901.870.7492 or